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Old 28 Jun 2007, 04:12   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I've been hard at work attempting to complete my first Warhammer 40K army, and I decided to give everyone an update on how it is going. If you have any idea for improvement, please, let me know, particularly on highlighting (I cant seem to make the lines very crisp). Without further ado, here are the pictures:

Heres the third update with my newly painted Piranha, it took me roughly 4 and a half hours. I am quite pleased with how it came out, but I only recently noticed that I glued the wings on upside down. It isnt a very big deal to me, but if anyone knows how to remove wings SAFELY, please let me know. Enjoy, and criticism is appreciated:

Front:


Sides:




Back (With Cockpit):


Distant Shot of all of the completed figures (Kind of tough to see):


Fire Warriors and Gun Drones (How are my bases?):


Crisis Suits, Revamped (no bases yet):


My Kroot, which I am quite happy with at the moment (I need some ideas on how to shade or highlight them):


And my Stealthsuits, which have partially done bases (not painted yet):


Well, thats it, I hope you like them ;D

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Old 28 Jun 2007, 04:51   #2 (permalink)
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Wow, those are great for your first army. I mean great. I think the kroot could use some highlighting and detail (espically on the beaks). But those suits, those are an amazing job.
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 07:45   #3 (permalink)
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The orange-blue combination looks good, but it seems to me skull white would have been a better basecolour then chaos black, when using these light colours, because the black still shows underneath the blue, unless of course that was intentional
Other than that, they look pretty good...

PS: the engines of your devilfish are on backwards...
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 08:04   #4 (permalink)
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Not the Denver Broncos!

But seriously, the XV25s are some of the best I've seen in a while. If this is your novice work you can expect big things.
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 08:36   #5 (permalink)
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Wow, those are ten times better than my first army.
*looks to mess in the corner of the room which slightly resembles Eldar guardians*

Keep up the good work!

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Old 28 Jun 2007, 13:20   #6 (permalink)
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The orange-blue combination looks good, but it seems to me skull white would have been a better basecolour then chaos black, when using these light colours, because the black still shows underneath the blue, unless of course that was intentional
Other than that, they look pretty good...

PS: the engines of your devilfish are on backwards...
Thanks for that ;D

Thanks for the compliments guys.
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 13:31   #7 (permalink)
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My Kroot, which I am quite happy with at the moment (I need some ideas on how to shade or highlight them)
I can't make out their colour but I'm guessing either midnight blue or regal blue, in that case I'd highlight them using ultramarines blue and ice blue, perhaps even spaces wolves grey afterwards, that would blend in nicely with their 'hair'...
If it's the beaks, I'd suggest to repaint them skull white, before adding yellow, because the black is a bit visible underneath. If you really want them to be yellow, I'd say using fiery orange (I think, not too sure about the name) and then drybrushing it with sunburst yellow (or vomit brown). Though if they really are regal or midnight blue, I'd do the beaks in enchanted blue I think, or ultramarines blue.
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 14:53   #8 (permalink)
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Wow! THat makes me feel pretty crummy looking at my army and yours.
Good job though. :rockon:
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Old 28 Jun 2007, 14:59   #9 (permalink)
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This is a a pretty good tablettop worthy army. Very well done indeed. Can't wait for you devilfish

And your bases are very good. More creative than mine.
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your fire warrior basses look good but your stelathsuit basses look plain since they are only green.
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